[alsa-devel] [PATCH 06/10] ALSA: Add firmware caching to CA0132 codec.

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Oct 8 10:07:14 CEST 2012

At Mon, 8 Oct 2012 09:01:00 +0100,
Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 08, 2012 at 09:49:57AM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > Mark Brown wrote:
> > > More generally, why is this driver different to other Linux drivers
> > > which don't normally cache the firmware?
> > They usually do, if it's needed in the normal resume path.
> It's not universally agreed that this is a wonderful idea, though...

Yeah, the situation around the firmware loader (still) sucks.
It's getting better slowly for now, but a few big steps are still
needed, e.g. for resolving the call of request_firmware() in the
module (or built-in) init code.


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